Maximize productivity while minimizing environmental impact
Develop sustainable products, energy sources, and processes using the concepts and methods contained in this interdisciplinary resource. Biosystems Engineering discusses how to effectively merge solid design techniques with biology and the applied sciences.
Featuring chapters by experts in each field, this authoritative guide explains how to analyze genetic data, design ecosystem models, implement conservation strategies, harness biofuels, and ensure food safety. Full coverage of transgenetic wood production, package engineering, supercritical fluid extraction, and agricultural land management is included.
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This book looks at the uses of bioengineering including those for agriculture. The combination of genetics and system analysis are used to make sustainable environmental modifications to address some of the critical needs due to impact of things like population and climate in the future.
2 Biosystems Analysis and Optimization
3 Soil and Water Conservation
4 Models for Heat Transfer in Heated Substrates
5 Geographic Information SystemBased Watershed Modeling Systems
6 Design of Sustainable Water Management Systems
7 Biomass Pyrolysis and BioOil Refineries
8 Performance and Emissions of Biodiesel and Ethanol in Engines
11 Food Package Engineering
12 Evaluation of Transgenic Wood for Wood Productivity and Quality
13 Extraction Refining and Stabilization of Edible Oils
14 Phenolic Substances from Olives Olea europeae and Related Olive Mill Products
15 Effect of Exogenous Bioregulators on the Mineral Composition and Storability of Fruits
16 Supercritical Fluid Extraction Applications for Biosystems Engineering
17 Agriculture Management
9 Bioseparation Processes
10 Food Safety Management